5 Things My Old Man Taught Me About Being a Parent –

My dad died 15 years ago this Father’s Day. He dropped dead of a heart attack while he was dying of cancer. I felt robbed having prepared myself for saying good bye over the coming months and instead he was just gone. please read the rest at  Huff Post Parents.

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About Kari Wagner-Peck

Kari Wagner-Peck lives with her husband and son in Maine. She is a blogger, writer & social justice storyteller who unschools with her son. She also has a M.S.W. and was at various times a practicing social worker, documentary videographer and film festival director She is the author of Not Always Happy: An Unusual Parenting Journey, May, 2017, Central Recovery Press. She has been published at The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Good Men Project, The Sydney Morning Herald, Parents, BLOOM and Love That Max among others. Follow her on Twitter @atypicalson and like her at Not Always Happy Facebook page. Email her: atypicalson@gmail.com

4 thoughts on “5 Things My Old Man Taught Me About Being a Parent –

  1. And now your dad is teaching me some things! I love UF not FU. The “wow” thing is awesome. (I think I have started saying wow a lot more since I’ve known you!) LOVE that he expressed his emotions and believed men could and should cry. And my favorite quote is what he said to himself in the mirror.

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